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9 d9 dspice girlspice girl posted:
Palace 41 Dream Home

Great to see another Palace 41 build.
Love what you have done with the Alfresco. How long is your house now? And how many square is your house in…

17 d17 dspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Taken 14/5, Slab was poured 8/5

Photos below were saved on our Henley's member site portal by SS
Ground floor framing started W/C 21/5

This is back of the house

Another at back…

17 d17 dspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Sorry I have been very slack with the updates.
Official notification that Ground works started on 16/4/18 with 290 contracted calendar days for completion taking it to 31/1/19.
PrePour Inspection by Darbecca…

1 month1 monthspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel

Yes slab is in so I must be getting an invoice soon.
Framers are 2 weeks away due to availability which is good as it enables 2 weeks to cure vs…

1 month1 monthspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel

We've discovered we look to be only double on our side of the street and not sure if there are any doubles on other side. Dont think neighbours will be…

1 month1 monthspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel

Henley Reserve have the highest upgrade inclusions which are standard for that range. We went with standard facade Broadway tyo enable funds for other upgrades inside the home which included…

2 months2 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Palace 33 with Henley in West Mel

Hey I think you got the shower in powder room idea for the Palace from me Glad it helped you get it. I am following your build with great interest.

2 months2 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Thanks Rachael13, we were stuck in Ordering for couple weeks after a delay due to waiting for our file to be seen by Ordering.
Our neighbours have already gone to site…

2 months2 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Last week we finally moved out of Admin and into Construction :)
Today I have received notification from our Construction Supervisor that ground works will start this…

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3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
How much $$/sqm should you pay?

Ours is $500k for 47 squares and no driveway or landscaping yet. Dies include side and back fence

3 months3 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Our Bordeaux 56 Build in Sydney

Hi so you came to Melbourne to view the display home? That's commitment and thorough research :) . Look forward to following your build. All the…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

When is the wedding? Is it this month? If so, big month for you!

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Thanks stay, yes finally. I'm happy with Henleys paced so far. I guess anything would be quicker than what we've been tracking last 18months. Just waiting on connection of assets…

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Titled 12th Jan so pace seems pretty good.

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Building permit arrived yesterday :)

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Congratulations :)
Our title is delayed till May/June from Feb. Sad :(<br />
its such a long wait on land. I am happy to say things…</p></div><div class=

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
KDR Henley Reserve (MainVue)- Aegean 38. Gas meter, driveway

Be careful about skylights as it may affect the 50 year structural guarantee but if it doesn't I would be keen to know. Henley refused to do them.

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
KDR Henley Reserve (MainVue)- Aegean 38. Gas meter, driveway

Thanks we asked for it last year in an ensuite we put downstairs for mum. So had to swap position of toilet and shower to get both window and niche.

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
KDR Henley Reserve (MainVue)- Aegean 38. Gas meter, driveway

Is thatt a window aboves your niche ijn shower? Henley said it couldn't be done

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

sorry typo
"now waiting for building permit to be approved"

4 months4 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Update - Energy Assessment 6.0 and no chargeable upgrades required - great news.
No waiting for building permit to be approved.
Expected to be handed over to construction by end…

5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Update - land settlement 29 Jan
Engineering report received by Henley
Awairunf info from council then Henley will order energy assessment report.
Main floor tile on ground floor confirmed discontinued along with benchtops…

5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Thanks. Where is your land? Do you need to wait for FHOG to settle?

5 months5 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Land has finally titled! :)
Now mad rush to get FHOG approved in time for settlement due 29th Jan.

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6 months6 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Update - delays in Council approval due to not passing energy infrastructure audit.
Was advised prior to Christmas that Council finally approved, once received SOC then will register title.
Land title expected…

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8 months8 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Building Henley Palace Lux Q1 5BR with MODs in West MEL

Latest Update - Finance is fully approved! Phew!
Land construction was completed 3/10/17 , now waiting council approval - been advised its any day now.

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8 months8 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Henley - Sahara 40 Build - Fit out has begun!

Looking great Stay! You could be finished before we even get to site! :)

8 months8 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Home valuations on new house/land builds

The new releases of untitled and at now selling for almost $100k more than our cost price but our land was still only valued at cost price which we placed…

8 months8 monthsspice girlspice girl posted:
Home valuations on new house/land builds

I'm going through this at the moment. ANZ valuation came in at $100k lower on a total cost of $700k. CBA came in at $40k lower. …

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